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Grand Canyon Special Airspace | Flying the Grand Canyon

An online safety program about the Grand Canyon Special Airspace Here’s a neat program about the Grand Canyon Airspace.  It’s a great 49 slide program greatly detailing all the information about the Grand Canyon Airspace. It explains all the altitudes, the GA corridors, and the FAR 93 requirement to monitor the specific frequencies. It’s loaded with lots […]

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High Density Altitude Takeoff Tip

Flaps… more flaps does not equal more lift. The other day I was at an FBO and I overheard a conversation between two pilots talking about flying to Denver in the summer.  The one pilot who had flew to Denver last summer was relaying his experience.  He was flying a 182 into Front Range Airport […]

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Glenwood Springs Flying Club

Depending upon what your specific goals and plan is, joining the Glenwood Springs Flying club  may or may not be right for you. Essentially, the club has about 15 members and 2 early 70’s aircraft.  Both aircraft are Cherokee 235’s.  The aircraft are older, and given the small number of users they are readily available.  […]

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Fall Colors of the Colorado Rockies from the Air | Mountain Flying

Autumn is at it’s peak in the next couple weeks, an ideal time to see the Rockies. I was up flying today in the Roaring Fork Valley, and boy the colors are amazing.  9 News said the colors are at peak next weekend.  This is a great time to fly the Colorado Rockies and see […]

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Cross Country Flying to Colorado Mountains

Cross Country Flying to Colorado Mountains

Take a quick 5 minute journey from Baltimore Maryland across the USA to the Colorado RockiesI recently had the opportunity to reposition our Diamond DA-20 from Baltimore Maryland to the Colorado Rockies.  This is a neat little video, traveling ove…

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Renewing Your Pilot’s License | Recurrent Flight Training in Eagle Colorado

The process to get flying again after you have been out of it for years.Frequently I am asked what type of process is involved in getting back into flying after a person has been away for 5, 10, 15 or even 20 years or more. The process is surprisingly …

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Getting a Mountain Flying Lesson in Vail

For pilots visiting the Vail Valley, Mountain Flying is a great way to breakup the time.There are a tremendous number or great reasons to visit the Vail Valley…. whether summer or winter, there is always something to do.  Skiing, hiking, biking,…

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Point your plane Due West, Aviation Fun in Western Colorado

Learning Mountain Flying in the Heart of the Colorado RockiesIf you’ve ever wanted to learn the skills to be proficient to fly your own airplane in the Colorado Rockies then we can help. Mountain CFI specializes in mountain flying instruction in …

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